These resources and organisations offer fantastic support at challenging times for our young people.
https://giveusashout.org/ Shout 85258 is a free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope.
https://www.barnardos.org.uk/ offering practical and emotional support so that young people can enter adulthood with the confidence they need to achieve their full potential.
Anna Freud on-my-mind/self-care - National centre for children and families
www.samaritans.org – Talk to Samaritans any time you like, in your own way, and off the record – about whatever’s getting to you.
www.childline.org.uk – A private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of nineteen
www.kooth.com – Free online counselling for young people
www.b-eat.co.uk – Beat provides helplines, online support and a network of UK-wide self-help groups to help adults and young people in the UK beat their eating disorders
www.rethink.org – The national mental health charity runs an advice and information service and produces a lot of information about different aspects of psychosis
www.mind.org.uk – Information and advice about mental health problems and support and care available.
http://www.haringeychoices.org/ CHOICES offers support to children, young people up to the age of 17 and families in Haringey who are worried about their emotional wellbeing.
https://www.haringey.gov.uk/children-and-families/local-offer/health-services/thrive-framework The THRIVE Framework for system change (Wolpert et al, 2019) is an integrated, person centred and needs led approach to delivering mental health services for children, young people and families which conceptualises need in five categories: Thriving, Getting Advice and Signposting, Getting Help, Getting More Help and Getting Risk Support
https://www.haringey.gov.uk/children-and-families/early-help-service/parenting-programmes Parenting programmes and workshops for mothers, fathers and carers of children and young people living in Haringey or attending a Haringey school.
www.mentalhealth.org.uk/help-information – Information about different mental health problems, including schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, treatment options and how to get help.
www.bipolaruk.org.uk – specific information about bipolar disorder.